Updates

Commemorating the Naksa

June 5, 2020

The 5th of June is marked as ‘Naksa Day’. In 1967, after the conclusion of the Third Israeli-Arab War, Israel began its miliary occupation of the Gaza Strip and West Bank and expelled over 300,000 Palestinians. Although Gaza has been…

iF Charity - Palestinian Children at school

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 4, 2020

“Millions of children are caught up in conflicts in which they are not merely bystanders, but targets.” Graça Machel, Expert of the Secretary-General International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression came in to being in response to the Israeli invasion…

Eid Mubarak from all of us at IF Charity!

May 24, 2020

We would like to thank all our donors for the generosity that they have shown to the people of Gaza throughout the holy month of Ramadan. Alhamdullilah, thanks to your support, we have been able to deliver vital aid to…

iF Charity - COVID-19 Gaza - Distributing Aid

Coronavirus in an ‘open air prison’

April 28, 2020

Gaza has been described as an ‘open air prison’ in terms of the brutal siege is has been under since 2007. The siege alongside three mass bombardments and ongoing violence has caused the stagnation of Gaza’s economy, stunted the health sector and decimated its…

iF Charity - Palestinian Girl during an optician medical checkup

How will Gaza’s Health Sector Cope with COVID-19?

April 28, 2020

The Covid-19 Global Pandemic has highlighted the shortcomings of health sectors when managing an emergency situation of this capacity. The lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is dangerous for those on the frontlines and many doctors have likened the situation to being ‘at…

Children in Gaza Smiling

Share your blessings with Gaza this Ramadan

April 28, 2020

The blessed month of Ramadan has arrived, a time to strengthen our relationship with Allah (SWT) and obtain His mercy and forgiveness. It is also a time to reap and share the blessings offered to us, by carrying out good…

Al-Nakba- the longest running refugee crisis

April 24, 2020

Over 72 years ago, 750,000 Palestinian men, women and children were expelled from or fled their homes following the partition of historic Palestine. Hundreds of Palestinian towns and villages were emptied and their populations devastated. This tragedy is known as…

iF Charity - COVID-19 Gaza Emergency Appeal

Coronavirus while under siege; Gaza facing humanitarian catastrophe

April 24, 2020

The health sector in the Gaza Strip has been devastated by years of conflict and siege. Hospitals and health clinics are facing a critical shortage of medicines and essential disposables, with many life-saving medicines at zero stock levels, including anti-cancer…

Poverty and uncertainty overshadows Ramadan in Gaza

April 23, 2020

The Gaza Strip has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world, and around 1.3 million people across Palestine are facing food insecurity. During Ramadan, we work to help donors fulfil their religious obligations while easing the burdens of…

If Charity - Ramadan 2020 - Gaza

Iftar in Lockdown

April 18, 2020

Thousands of impoverished and struggling families in the besieged Gaza Strip urgently need support. Last Ramadan, by the Grace of Allah (SWT), your kindness enabled us to provide food packs to over 15,000 families in need. We would like to…